Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for MySQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MySQL over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

MySQL
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 94 110
Rank change year-on-year -17 +16 -8
Contract jobs citing MySQL 101 98 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.94% 2.00% 1.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.34% 11.17% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 66 70
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% -1.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £294 £178 £258
90th Percentile £575 £520 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
West Midlands median hourly rate - £45.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +195.08% -12.86%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +142.42% -52.86%

MySQL is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 977 877 1,168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.80% 17.86% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 561 706
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £298 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 24
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.75 £32.50 £17.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.77% +85.08% -14.34%
10th Percentile £13.74 £20.85 £13.98
90th Percentile £61.19 £53.00 £23.70
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +8.53% +17.27% -

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 28 £400 -11.11% 30
Shropshire -33 25 £430 +14.67% 4
Coventry -16 8 £525 +40.00% 4
Warwickshire -13 6 £331 +45.60% 7
Staffordshire -17 4 £375 +15.38% 14
Solihull - 4 £400 - 5
Herefordshire -15 2 - -
West Bromwich - 2 £200 -
Dudley - 1 £250 -
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 50 (49.50%) JavaScript
2 49 (48.51%) HTML
2 49 (48.51%) CSS
3 41 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (40.59%) PHP
4 37 (36.63%) Oracle
5 36 (35.64%) HTML5
6 31 (30.69%) CSS3
7 30 (29.70%) Linux
8 29 (28.71%) SQL
9 26 (25.74%) Web Services
10 23 (22.77%) TDD
11 22 (21.78%) SQL Server
12 21 (20.79%) jQuery
12 21 (20.79%) DevOps
13 20 (19.80%) Oracle Database
13 20 (19.80%) JSON
13 20 (19.80%) Amazon AWS
14 19 (18.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (17.82%) Git (software)
15 18 (17.82%) AngularJS
15 18 (17.82%) MVC
15 18 (17.82%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (16.83%) Scrum
16 17 (16.83%) User Experience
17 15 (14.85%) Problem-Solving
18 14 (13.86%) Mentoring
18 14 (13.86%) OO
18 14 (13.86%) Test Automation
18 14 (13.86%) JIRA

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.92%) CMS
1 8 (7.92%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (7.92%) nginx
2 7 (6.93%) Apache
3 6 (5.94%) WordPress
4 5 (4.95%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.96%) Drupal
6 3 (2.97%) Confluence
6 3 (2.97%) JBoss
6 3 (2.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.98%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.98%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.99%) Moodle
8 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Windchill
2 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (8.91%) Magento
2 3 (2.97%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (1.98%) Shopify
4 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.80%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.92%) SaaS
4 6 (5.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.96%) GitHub
6 2 (1.98%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.98%) Linode
7 1 (0.99%) Office 365
7 1 (0.99%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) DHCP
1 2 (1.98%) DNS
1 2 (1.98%) Extranet
1 2 (1.98%) Firewall
1 2 (1.98%) Intranet
1 2 (1.98%) SSH
1 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.98%) VPN
2 1 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.78%) SQL Server
2 20 (19.80%) Oracle Database
3 18 (17.82%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (10.89%) MongoDB
5 9 (8.91%) SQLite
6 7 (6.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (6.93%) NoSQL
6 7 (6.93%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.95%) MariaDB
8 4 (3.96%) Redis
8 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.96%) Riak
9 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.99%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.99%) Power BI
10 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (17.82%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.86%) JIRA
3 9 (8.91%) Eclipse
3 9 (8.91%) Xcode
4 8 (7.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (6.93%) Selenium
5 7 (6.93%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (3.96%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.98%) CircleCI
7 2 (1.98%) git-flow
7 2 (1.98%) MagicDraw
7 2 (1.98%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.99%) GitLab
8 1 (0.99%) Gradle
8 1 (0.99%) Grunt
8 1 (0.99%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.99%) Maven
8 1 (0.99%) PhpStorm
8 1 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 4 (3.96%) Automotive
1 4 (3.96%) Retail
2 2 (1.98%) Marketing
3 1 (0.99%) Back Office
3 1 (0.99%) Law
3 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (45.54%) Developer
2 14 (13.86%) Architect
2 14 (13.86%) PHP Developer
3 13 (12.87%) DBA
4 9 (8.91%) Applications Developer
4 9 (8.91%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 9 (8.91%) Mobile Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Administrator
6 7 (6.93%) Angular Developer
6 7 (6.93%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.93%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.94%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (5.94%) Tester
8 4 (3.96%) Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Magento Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Production DBA
8 4 (3.96%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Hybris Architect
9 3 (2.97%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (48.51%) CSS
1 49 (48.51%) HTML
2 36 (35.64%) HTML5
3 31 (30.69%) CSS3
4 26 (25.74%) Web Services
5 21 (20.79%) jQuery
6 20 (19.80%) JSON
7 19 (18.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 18 (17.82%) AngularJS
9 13 (12.87%) LAMP
9 13 (12.87%) REST
10 12 (11.88%) J2EE
10 12 (11.88%) RESTful
10 12 (11.88%) Spring
11 11 (10.89%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (9.90%) Ajax
12 10 (9.90%) XML
13 9 (8.91%) iOS SDK
13 9 (8.91%) J2ME
13 9 (8.91%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.83%) User Experience
2 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.90%) Mobile App
4 8 (7.92%) iPhone
4 8 (7.92%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.96%) Clustering
6 3 (2.97%) Replication
7 2 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.98%) New Media
7 2 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.98%) Tandem
8 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.70%) Linux
2 12 (11.88%) Unix
3 9 (8.91%) Android
3 9 (8.91%) Apple iOS
4 6 (5.94%) Windows
5 5 (4.95%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.99%) Debian
6 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.77%) TDD
3 21 (20.79%) DevOps
4 18 (17.82%) MVC
5 17 (16.83%) Scrum
6 15 (14.85%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (13.86%) Mentoring
7 14 (13.86%) OO
7 14 (13.86%) Test Automation
8 12 (11.88%) E-Commerce
8 12 (11.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (9.90%) Kanban
10 10 (9.90%) Mobile Development
10 10 (9.90%) Open Source
10 10 (9.90%) SDLC
11 9 (8.91%) Migration
11 9 (8.91%) Web Design
12 8 (7.92%) MVVM
12 8 (7.92%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 50 (49.50%) JavaScript
2 41 (40.59%) PHP
3 29 (28.71%) SQL
4 13 (12.87%) Java
5 12 (11.88%) C#
6 10 (9.90%) PL/SQL
7 9 (8.91%) Apple Swift
7 9 (8.91%) Objective-C
8 7 (6.93%) Python
8 7 (6.93%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.95%) XQuery
10 4 (3.96%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.97%) Ruby
11 3 (2.97%) Scala
12 2 (1.98%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.99%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.99%) Go
13 1 (0.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) ISTQB
1 6 (5.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.96%) Degree
3 4 (3.96%) OCP
3 4 (3.96%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) QA
2 5 (4.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (8.91%) Docker
2 7 (6.93%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (4.95%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.97%) LXC
5 1 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.99%) etcd
Systems Management
1 9 (8.91%) HockeyApp
2 6 (5.94%) logstash
3 5 (4.95%) Ansible
3 5 (4.95%) Data Guard
3 5 (4.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (3.96%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (3.96%) Kubernetes
4 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.97%) Puppet
6 2 (1.98%) cPanel
6 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.98%) Plesk
7 1 (0.99%) Consul
7 1 (0.99%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (36.63%) Oracle
2 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.91%) Twitter
2 9 (8.91%) Xamarin
3 8 (7.92%) Apple
3 8 (7.92%) Google
4 7 (6.93%) Atlassian
5 6 (5.94%) AppDynamics
6 5 (4.95%) Cisco
6 5 (4.95%) TIBCO
7 4 (3.96%) hybris
7 4 (3.96%) SAP
7 4 (3.96%) Zend
8 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.98%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.99%) Adobe
9 1 (0.99%) Demandware
9 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com